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Re: Simple nested <ul> fails validation - Bug or my Stupidity?

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 07:58:00 +0000
Message-ID: <493CD388.4090409@dorward.me.uk>
To: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@suddenlinkmail.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

David C. Rankin wrote:
> Dear W3C:
> 	I was cleaning up a simple home page and got down to the following error
> concerning the use of nested lists. The list syntax was taken directly
> from w3cschools css ul example, so I was quite surprised at the error.

I wouldn't be. W3Schools is ... crap. They get a lot of mileage from 
people thinking they are endorsed by the W3C though.

A ul may have ONLY li elements as its children. You have a mix of ul and 
li elements.

When nesting lists, a sub-list should form part of a suitable list item.

David Dorward
Received on Monday, 8 December 2008 07:58:48 UTC

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